Kris Foyil

Kris Foyil

Clinical SupervisorClinical InstructorMary K. Chapman Center for Disorders 129
918-631-2914
kris-foyil@utulsa.edu

My area of expertise is in language and literacy learning. My current research interest is the nonfiction literacy development of young children. I am also interested in exploring the topics of literacy development with English as a second language learners.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • PhD./Oklahoma State University/Literacy and Technology
  • Masters of Science Speech Pathology/University of Tulsa
  • Bachelor of Science Speech Pathology/University of Tulsa 

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Emergent Literacy
  • Early Intervention
  • Emergent Child Language

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Sooner Start 2005-2009
    • Provided early intervention services to children birth to three years old

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Member of the Oklahoma Speech Language Hearing Association

Courses Taught at TU

  • Essentials Of Spoken Language (CDSP 2013)
  • Articulation and Phonological Disorders (CDSP 2113)

Publications

  • Conveying a Stance of Religious Pluralism in Children’s Literature
    Children’s Literature in Education (2010) 41:168–188